Hoi An to Siem Reap Cycling Holiday

13 nights from £1985.00

Cycling Trip Highlights

  • The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An
  • Riding through coffee plantations and rice paddies
  • The magnificent Angkor Wat
  • The Mekong River’s pink dolphins

 

Hoi An to Siem Reap Cycling Holiday
13 nights from £1985.00
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WE LOVEHistory and Culture
Go back in time and relive many periods of history from the 4th century ruins of My Son to the 10th century Khmer Empire all the way through to present day.
WE LOVECountryside and Views
As you ride between three UNESCO World Heritage sites you'll experience unforgettable scenery, ranging from long coastal roads, to coffee plantations covering the highlands, to golden sunsets on the Mekong River.

What's Included

Day By Day Hoi An to Siem Reap Cycling Holiday

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Day 1Arrival

You will meet your fellow cyclists and tour guide in the vibrant city of Hoi An. Spend the evening seeing the town light up with lanterns lining the river, a truly beautiful sight.

Day 2Hoi An

This morning’s ride will take you to My Son, a 4th century centre of the Cham civilisation. The journey to My Son will be wonderfully scenic and although multiple temples were destroyed during the war, the remaining ones are sure to impress.

Total distance55kmTotal climb755m
Day 3Cycling Hoi An to My Lai

The day will begin with a transfer to Quang Ngai followed by a pleasant cycle to My Lai. My Lai is a sombre place, the sight of one of the worst massacres in the Vietnam War. After a tour of the museum you’ll continue cycling through the countryside reaching a pagoda at the end of the ride.

Total distance45kmTotal climb270m
Day 4Cycling from Quang Ngai to Kon Tum

Prepare yourself today for a little more challenging cycling along undulating roads and through majestic forests. After a transfer you’ll begin the climb to the top of the Viloluk Pass which offers superb views and an awesome descent.

Total distance90kmTotal climb2450m
Day 5Cycling from Kon Tum to Pleiku

This morning you’ll visit Jarai and Bhanar, two towns steeped in mythology. The towns are also renowned for their communal houses, each of which has unique architecture. After lunch its time to cycle to the where the best coffee in Vietnam is grown, Pleiku.

Total distance60kmTotal climb650m
Day 6Cycling from Pleiku to Banlung

Today you’ll say goodbye to Vietnam and cross the border to into Cambodia. The first ride in Cambodia will take you to Bunlung, an isolated Khmer provincial capital.

Total distance70kmTotal climb645m
Day 7Rest Day in Banlung

Today is a rest day. If you’re up early, check out the morning market or take a trip to the crater lake of Boneng Yeak. Legend has it this lake is so deep, its base has never been reached. There will be a group dinner at the lodge tonight.

Day 8Cycling From Banlung to Stung Treng

Today you will ride along the flatlands to Stung Treng. This ride takes you through authentic Cambodian countryside, so expect to see plenty of rice paddies and rubber tree plantations. You’ll cycle as the sun sets giving amazing views, before a wonderful dinner tonight.

Total distance110kmTotal climb555m
Day 9Cycling from Stung Treng to Kratie

After a cycle through some quiet villages and hamlets you’ll take a cruise in Kratie on the Mekong River. Kratie is best known for its wildlife and in particular, its pink dolphins, a wonderful Cambodian sight. This evening you can enjoy the Mekong River from the roof terrace at the hotel.

Total distance85kmTotal climb290m
Day 10Cycling from Kratie to Kampong Cham

You’ll be back on a boat on the Mekong this morning, this time to the French colonial town of Chhlong. Take a look at the stunning pagodas and small mosques. From there you will cycle to Wat Han Chey, an 8th century hilltop pagoda, where you will have a picnic lunch with spectacular views.  This afternoon’s cycle will be to Kampong Cham, where tonight’s hotel is waiting with a swimming pool.

Total distance85kmTotal climb385m
Day 11Cycling From Kampong Cham to Kampong Thom

Today’s route follows dirt tracks along the Mekong and heads towards Kampong Thom. You will be surrounded by plantations, rice paddies and small villages, a real taste of authentic rural Asia. Kampong Thom is home to the stunning Sambor Prei Kuk temple.

Total distance95kmTotal climb315m
Day 12Cycling From Kampong Thom to Siem Reap

This morning you will visit an 800 year old bridge before starting your ride to Domdek. You’ll cycle along historic roads which connect Kampong Thom to Angkor Wat in Siem Reap.

Total distance65kmTotal climb150m
Day 13Angkor Wat and Siem Reap

Today you will ride the magnificent Angkor Wat, classed at the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’. You’ll also have a look round Ta Prohm, filming location for the film Tomb Raider. The beauty of this temple lies within it being completely untouched. You’ll see the Angkor Thom, Bayon temple, a series of faces carved out of stone and the Terrace of the Elephants. After lunch you’ll have saved the best until last, the jaw dropping Angkor Wat.

Total distance30kmTotal climb125m
Day 14Departure

This morning is free time before its time to say goodbye after an incredible trip.

Departure Dates

13 October 2019 (Sunday)
15 December 2019 (Sunday)
1 September 2020 (Tuesday)
13 October 2019 (Sunday)
3 November 2019 (Sunday)
15 December 2019 (Sunday)
5 January 2020 (Sunday)
23 February 2020 (Sunday)
30 August 2020 (Sunday)
11 October 2020 (Sunday)
1 November 2020 (Sunday)
13 December 2020 (Sunday)

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What to Expect

Exploring Vietnam & Cambodia gives you an opportunity to immerse yourself in 2 wonderful countries, each with its own turbulent and fascinating history. From the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh to the tranquil roadside hamlets of Cambodia, cycling through this incredible region will take your breath away.

You will discover 4th century ruins of My Son, the 10th century Khmer Empire, all the way through to present day. You will visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites discovering ancient civilisations and some of the most stunning countryside in Asia.

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75km avg
Expect to ride about 75km per day
600m avg
Expect to climb about 600m per day

How's the Weather? in Vietnam to Cambodia

Dry SeasonNovember to April
The dry season runs from November until April. During this period it is usually very sunny, warm and humid with temperatures ranging between 25 -35 degrees. The best time to visit Angkor Wat is from the beginning of December until the end of January and it is also the best time for sunrises and sunsets You will experience almost no rainfall as you move into March and April.
Wet SeasonMay to October
Rain showers can be expected between May and October although in October it is quiet hot and rain is only sporadic. It is also the most picturesque time to be in Cambodia. June through to August are cool and rain will fall in the evenings and at night.

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